Monthly Archives: April 2016

‘Hill training’ in a skyscraper

Googling new workouts to try recently, I came across one that purported to deliver a “Kilimanjaro-ready body” in just six weeks. It was intriguing to see how many components of this mountain-training regimen could be incorporated into a fitness walking … Continue reading

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Slump-busting with a 4-legged running partner

I’d built up a running routine I felt pretty good about, only to have a really awful week drain my confidence. Feeling tense about whether I’d botch my speed and distance workouts and prolong my frustration, I opted for a … Continue reading

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One keeper from a chaotic, run-decimating week:  The ‘go all day’ meal

There’s nothing like a week in which you’re completely thrown out of your routine to make you appreciate how valuable a well-constructed routine can be. Last week’s dietary experiments collided with a crazy schedule to completely destroy my running. Actually, … Continue reading

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Running during a 3-day fast

Here’s something I’ve never tried before: Going for a run on Day 3 of a fast. Well, actually I’ve never gone three days without food before, either, so make that two new things. As so often happens, I just kind … Continue reading

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